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The Gift that Keeps On Giving!

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Posted: Jul 29, 2019 12:01 AM
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The Gift that Keeps On Giving!

Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File

President Trump recently told the Democratic politicians now labeled "the squad" to leave if they don't like America. Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) are members of a group called the "Justice Democrats" and more recently "The Squad." President Trump should beg them to stay and to keep talking!

These women are the gift that keeps on giving, helping to define the Democratic Party as the extreme left it has become. By helping to give them the media coverage they demand, they limit coverage of the candidates vying to take on President Trump.

In honor of their contribution to reelecting Donald Trump for another four years, here are my top quotations that show just how radical Democrats have become:

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has said:

"The United States is running concentration camps on our southern border, and that is exactly what they are."

"Unemployment is low because everyone has two jobs."

"A 17-year-old can walk into a shop and purchase an assault weapon."

"Abolish ICE."

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has said:

"Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel."

"I believe that truly achieving peace means ending this occupation (Israel occupation of the West Bank)."

"When I was in college, I took a terrorism class. ... The thing that was interesting in the class was every time the professor said 'Al Qaeda' his shoulders went up. ... But you know, it is that you don't say 'America' with an intensity, you don't say 'England' with the intensity. You don't say 'the army' with the intensity."

"CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they recognized that some people did something, and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties."

"Our country should be more fearful of white men across our country, because they are actually causing most of the deaths within this country. We should be profiling, monitoring, and creating policies to fight the radicalization of white men."

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) adds:

"We don't need any more brown faces that don't want to be a brown voice. We don't need black faces that don't want to be a black voice. We don't need Muslims that don't want to be a Muslim voice. We don't need queers that don't want to be a queer voice. If you're worried about being marginalized and stereotyped, please don't even show up, because we need you to represent that voice."

"THIS is what racism looks like. WE are what democracy looks like. And we're not going anywhere. Except back to DC to fight for the families you marginalize and vilify everyday."

"We can talk about and spin out on hate, about hateful words, which are a predictable prompt by the occupant of this White House. And I call him that not because I don't have respect for the Oval Office. ...he is only occupying the space. He does not embody the principles, the responsibility, the grace, the integrity of a true president and so for that reason, I'm not dishonoring the office."

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-) has noted:

"I'll tell you what we bring. We're an extension of a movement in our country that wants 'Medicare for all'...."

"We're gonna go in and impeach the motherf-er."

"There is a calming feeling when I think of the Holocaust and the fact that it was my ancestors. Palestinians, who lost their land and some lost their lives, their livelihood, their dignity, their existence.... It was all done in the name of giving a safe place for Jews post the Holocaust, post the persecution of the Jews around the world.... It was my ancestors who had to suffer to make that happen."

Their statements speak volumes about their allegiance and priorities. Democrats in competitive districts are trying to distance themselves from these four radical "progressives." But the Democratic Party seems forced to embrace them to keep the far left appeased. By doing so they're endorsing socialism and hate for both Israel and America! Keep it up, "Squad." You are a gift that keeps giving more Americans reasons to distrust Democratic politicians.